Unearth a world of sounds you've never heard before. Driven by iZotope's award-winning visual selection technology, iZotope Iris is a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that harnesses the power of both your eyes and your ears. Fuel your creativity with Iris's new spin on sound design: a "visual instrument" that's perfect for musical inspiration and sonic experimentation.
iZotope Iris+7 Sample-Based Synthesizer is an innovative sampling re-synthesizer that frees you to create sounds that could never before be produced. Start by dissecting up to three distinctive audio samples, using Iris's spectrogram display and easy selection tools to spotlight the most interesting spectral characteristics. Blend and layer your modifed samples, then beef up their impact with a choice of suboscillator waveforms.
Still hungry for more? Add attitude and dimension to your creation by applying iZotope's world-class effects and processors, including chorus, reverb, delay, distortions, and filters. For the synth enthusiasts out there, never fear! Favorite synth features like amplitude envelopes, LFOs, root note detection and key mapping are all there for advanced musical control, as well as the all-new Radius RT for real-time pitch-shifting while preserving your sample's timing.
Iris puts a world of sound design is at your fingertips, with hundreds of patches from world-class sound designers and 4 GB of thought-provoking audio samples, including recordings of insects, animals, machines, musical instruments, and much more.
Iris+7 comes with seven sound libraries: Glass, Wood, Food, Toys, Voice, Altered, and Modular. Glass is a shimmering collection of glass ambiences, reimagined via Iris's spectral selection capabilities. A lyrical study in lush chords, shining leads, and soothing basses, Glass transforms sonic experiments into accessible musical inspiration. Within the 100 patches of Glass, you'll hear exploits with bottles, mirrors, marbles, glasses, shards, and even glassblowing torches. The resulting sounds are inviting, uplifting, and unusual. This library is for players exploring original sound design in a musical and meaningful context.
Wood is an adventurous assortment of creatively-recorded samples, all produced from our friends, the trees. Made entirely of unusual wooden encounters, Wood fully embodies the creative potential of Iris's visual selections. From basket smashing to door slamming, from drumming on guitars to grandma's creaky deckchair, Wood pushes musical boundaries as each texture evolves. Blending dense and earthy tones into complex layers, Wood's 100 patches sound like an avant-garde composition right out of the box.
Food celebrates the longstanding sound design tradition of using edible items for sonic inspiration. Sourced from a diverse range of delicious samples, Food transforms creative kitchen commotion into rich sonic ingredients, perfect for cooking up your own audio adventures. Explore everything from horror film fodder to organically-grown leads to evolving keyboards and pads, each one a musically stimulating patch for your next track or production project.
Toys brings you the sounds of childhood. In some contexts, they're full of hope and sunshine, laughter and joy. In others, they're the eerie stuff of horror-filled nightmares. Toys embraces both perceptions, resulting in a playful collection of child-like sentiments that can sometimes leave you screaming in the dark. Featuring a broad variety of soundscapes, pads, synth, bass and lead patches, the Toys sound library possesses many possibilities for both soundtracks and sound design, whether you're feeling innocent or creepy...
The Voice Sound Library melds the world of incredible spectral manipulation with the most powerful instrument there isthe human voice. With growling leads, ethereal choirs, percussive and beatboxing effects, indie pop-style vocal pads, and much more, Voice is dark, ominous, cheery and wonderfully musical all at the same time. Breathe a human element into your synthetic stylings with Voice.
Standard musical instruments are not always what they seem. Discover new beauty and intrigue within familiar sound sources through the Altered sound library. Altered takes what you know and makes it fresh again, uncovering unconventional timbres and tones by bowing cymbals, scraping pianos, dropping chimes, treating strings, bending keyboards, and much more. With hundreds of patches ready for immediate use in your next track, let Altered bring something special to the run-of-the-mill piano, guitar and bass sounds youre used to.
From the vintage classic, the ARP 2600, to modern Cartesian sequencing, the Modular sound library stems from a wide range of both musical and chaotic sources. Start experimenting and youll find that any Modular patch could inspire your next track, from pulsing tones to lush effects to glitchy rhythmic syncopations to fat bass sounds. Designed to harness the varied sonic palettes and human-like nature of modular synths, the Modular pack delivers highly musical samples and patches that are ready to fit into any song or project.
Iris is ideal for anyone seeking a completely fresh take on sampling and synthesis, particularly sound designers and composers working on music and sound for film, television and video games. With over 500 intensely creative patches available for immediate use, Iris is also perfect for any musician dreaming of diverse and compelling new sounds.
If your old sample libraries are looking dusty and tired, revive and rejuvenate the material by bringing it into Iris. Breathe new life into every audio file in your collection... blend the scream of raccoon with a howling wind and your favorite vintage synth pad for a sublime new texture. Take the sounds of a swarming bee hive, a rattling conveyor belt, and a sampled cello to create new musical ambiences. With Iris, you can find music in everything!
Click here to view all iZotope products